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PM May survives ouster bid

–Embattled UK PM defeats no-confidence motion by 19 votes LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May’s government won a confidence vote in the British parliament on Wednesday, clearing the way for her to attempt to

‘Upskirting’ becomes illegal across UK

LONDON: British lawmakers have outlawed the practice of “upskirting” — secretly taking pictures up women’s skirts — following an 18-month campaign by a victim. Those found guilty face up to two years in

Iranian journalist arrested in US

DUBAI: US police have arrested an American-born journalist working for Iran’s English-language Press TV, the state-run broadcaster reported on Wednesday. It said Marziyeh Hashemi was arrested at St. Louis Lambert International Airport

US extends troop deployment at Mexico border

WASHINGTON DC: The Pentagon said Monday it would extend until September 30 the deployment of active-duty soldiers and Coast Guard members at the US-Mexico border, while expanding the mission to include surveillance and

‘At any cost’: China warns US Navy over Taiwan

BEIJING: A senior Chinese military official warned the US Navy Tuesday against any “interference” in support of Taiwan’s independence, saying that Beijing would defend its claim to the island “at any cost”. General

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